Global Category Manager IT&Corp.Services (m/f/d) - Temporary contract

Global Category Manager IT&Corp.Services (m/f/d) - Temporary contract

Job ID:  34393

Regensburg, DE

The Global Category Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Global Strategy for one (or more) Categories under the following NPM (Non-Production Materials) Corporate Services & IT, and will promote worldwide collaboration initiatives to drive added value for Vitesco Technologies in terms of commercial, logistical and technical enhancements, while strengthening the relationships to strategic Business Partners.


Your new responsibilities:

  • Purchasing Strategy:  Implementation of the global Purchasing strategy. Develop, maintain, align, communicate and cascade it to Regional Purchasing (through Category Strategy Papers, CSP) in alignment with all respective stakeholders
  • Pooling & Strategic Supplier Panel: Drive the Execution of Market Intelligence studies and ensure the ideal balance of Competition and Pooling through e.g. supplier reduction and implementation of strategic suppliers to achieve a maximum cost reduction contribution and best possible synergy effects
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Identify, develop and promote Global and Regional Strategic Suppliers based on SRM requirements and considering the CSP definitions. Conduct Strategic Supplier Meetings to realize further benefits toward service level and customer expectations.
  • Contracts: Manage and develop the number of favorable Price and Framework Agreements in legal, logistical, commercial and technical terms (Requirement Books, Specifications, Standards) in close alignment with stakeholders, and steer the implementation
  • Active Sourcing: Lead global sourcing projects as well as support in coordination of strategies and toward Regional Projects in cooperation with the respective stakeholder
  • KPI’s:  Implement and track relevant KPI´s for responsible Categories according the Global Target & KPI settings
  • Compliance: Ensure Compliance with Business Partner Code of Conduct and Vitesco Technologies Code of Conduct


Your profile:

  • Academic degree in business administration, engineering or comparable qualification
  • Long term professional experience in Purchasing
  • Several years of experience in supplier relationship management
  • Leadership abilities/experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools as well as in SAP R/3 and World Class Sourcing Platforms
  • English & German language skills written and spoken
  • Affinity for cooperation with people and intercultural competences
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Reliability


Working Time: Full time; Part time 


Your Contact Partner: Noemi Nemeth 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge drive systems for sustainable mobility. With intelligent system solutions and components for electric, hybrid, and internal combustion drive systems, Vitesco Technologies is making mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product portfolio includes electric drives, electronic controls, sensors and actuators, and exhaust gas treatment solutions. In 2022, Vitesco Technologies generated sales of around €9.07 billion and employs a workforce of around 38,000 employees at 50 locations. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.